The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 49 13 38
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.07% 9.79% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 10.22% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 21
Median daily rate £650 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £543 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -7.64%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
602 548 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.25% 95.80% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 381 495
Median daily rate £440 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 50
Median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -25 12 £650 +25.00% 1
Abingdon - 1 £625 - 1
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Migration
2 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 11 (28.21%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) SOA
5 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 8 (20.51%) Publishing
5 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
5 8 (20.51%) Network Design
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Back Office
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) C#
7 6 (15.38%) C++
7 6 (15.38%) Perl
7 6 (15.38%) LAN
7 6 (15.38%) WAN
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 5 (12.82%) SaaS
8 5 (12.82%) Unix
8 5 (12.82%) .NET
8 5 (12.82%) UML
8 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) HTML
9 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) JBoss
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) WildFly
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) Route 53
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
1 6 (15.38%) LAN
1 6 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) IPv4
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Hudson
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.51%) Publishing
2 7 (17.95%) Back Office
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 2 (5.13%) OAuth
5 2 (5.13%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) SAML
5 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) POSIX
6 1 (2.56%) React
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) BYOD
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Migration
2 9 (23.08%) SOA
3 8 (20.51%) Network Design
3 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) UML
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
8 2 (5.13%) ETL
8 2 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (5.13%) Microservices
8 2 (5.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) C++
2 6 (15.38%) Perl
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) AWK
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) sed
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CEH
2 2 (5.13%) CISA
2 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) iptables
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Terraform
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto